Events

Valentine’s Day in Cambridge

Still making your Valentine’s Day plans? Here are some distinctly Cambridge events around the city for those who want an alternative to a sit-down dinner. “Queer Heartache” Kit Yan, a queer, trans slam poet, shares the challenges unique to all forms of queer love and the strength it takes to navigate them. “If you’ve ever […]


Winter Carnival Kicks Off in Harvard Square

Harvard Square kicks off months of programming designed to bring people to the neighborhood during the coldest months of the year today, promising a whole host of events including a chocolate festival, a chili cook-off, and celebrations for the Chinese New Year. “You take all of those things and you put them together and you realize, […]


OBERON to Embrace Shakespeare With a Twist

Lucky Charming feels he was born to play Puck from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” He stopped growing in ninth grade at 5 feet 4 inches and is playfully peppy when around friends. But whenever he saw a casting call for the play, the role of Puck was already filled. “I need to play this role […]


New Year’s Eve In Cambridge

Still working on your New Year’s Eve plans and looking for something close to home? Luckily, Cambridge is up to the challenge. Check out these local New Year’s events at some of the city’s best spots. Lamplighter Taproom Bash Lamplighter’s New Year’s Eve party is, not surprisingly, the perfect option for beerlovers. There will be […]


Bernie Sanders to Campaign with Local Candidates

Senator Bernie Sanders will join Somerville and Cambridge’s Our Revolution groups on Monday to support several candidates who are running for local office. The two Our Revolution groups have endorsed 17 candidates running for Cambridge’s City Council and Somerville’s Board of Aldermen and School Committee. “Local Our Revolution groups in Somerville and Cambridge have been […]


Harvard Square Celebrates 39th Annual Oktoberfest

Harvard Square’s Oktoberfest first came together in 1978 thanks to Frank Cardullo, owner of traditional German restaurant Wurtshaus. The restaurant would have celebrated 100 years this year, but after its closing in 1996, the Oktoberfest serves as the restaurant’s legacy and the Cambridge German community’s pride. The early festivals maintained strict adherence to old world […]


PARK(ing) Day Reinvents City’s Parking Spots

What could a city do with all the space that’s dedicated to parking? That’s the driving question behind PARK(ing) Day, an international event where cities transform their metered parking spots into public spaces ranging from mini parks to libraries to concerts. Cambridge will reinvent 127 parking spots on Sept. 15, allowing 55 groups to set […]



Five Questions With Award-Winning Cambridge Bartender Naomi Levy

Thirst Boston, a cocktail conference (seriously!) that brings the city’s bartending experts together for a celebration of sipping locally, returns on April 28 with panels, classes and—of course—a few parties. One of those experts is Cambridge’s Naomi Levy, who’s participating in a seminar called “Title Town: How to Make Friends & Win Cocktail Competitions.” The decorated […]


Beer, Corned Beef and Music: St. Patrick’s Day Happenings in Cambridge

Everyone’s honorarily Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, which means the whole city gets to celebrate. Whether you want to fill your day (and your stomach) with corned beef or green beer, there’s something happening around Cambridge for you. We’ve rounded up the best of the festivities for this weekend; all you have to do is focus […]


Cambridge Kicks Off Women’s History Month

Who run the world? Girls. And in honor of Women’s History Month, local businesses and organizations are stepping up to celebrate women here in Cambridge and beyond. We’ve rounded up a whole bunch of panels, movie screenings and other ways you can participate. Here’s what’s happening in Cambridge: On March 2, Venture Cafe Kendall is hosting a Female Founders Night, where […]


Valentine’s Day Happenings Around Cambridge

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and we’ve got you covered when it comes to buying the perfect gift or finding the best places to eat, drink and be merry. Whether you want to get physical and partake in some ice skating or a spin class with your SO or would prefer a Lady and the Tramp-themed dinner, there’s something on this list […]